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29th November 2018 Current Affairs Quiz

1.Read the following sentences carefully
1.The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to set up a Consortium of Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) which will prepare a fresh list of credible quality journals in the non-science disciplines.
2.The initiative was launched under ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ on 22 November 2018 and will continue till the 21 December 2018.
3.According to commission, the percentage of research articles published in poor quality journals is reported to be high in India which has adversely affected its image.
Which of the above sentences is /are correct?
1.Only 1
2.Only 2
3.Only 1 and 2
4.Only 1 and 3

2.Which of the following state has achieved 100% electrification?
1.Bihar
2.Karnatka
3.Kerala
4.Uttar Pradesh

3.Which of the following program has been launched by HRD Ministry for schools and educational institutions to provide multilingual exposure to students in Indian languages?
1.Bhasha Gyan
2.Bhasha Manch
3.Bhasha sangam
4.Bharat Gyan

4.Who has been awarded with Golden peacock Award at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?
1.Lijo Jose
2.Donbass
3.Chemban Vinod
4.None of these

5.Who won ‘Asian of The Year’ award 2018?
1.Vijay Verma and P.Rajkumar
2.Ajay Chauhan and Rajendra Singh
3.Amit Bhardwaj and Arvind Saxena
4.None of these

6.Who has been appointed as UPSC Chairman?
1.Vinay Mittal
2.David R. Syiemlieh
3.Arvind Saxena
4.Deepak Gupta

7.Who is appointed as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation?
1.A.M Naik
2.Dharmendra Pradhan
3.Kunal Mehta
4.None of these

8.On which date the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed by the United Nations?
1.29th November
2.30th November
3.01st December
4.02nd December

9.What is the name of rocket on which India’s first hyperspectral imaging satellite has been launched?
1.PSLV-C44
2.PSLV-C45
3.PSLV-C43
4.PSLV-C42

10.What is the name of joint exercise takes place between India and UK on 28th November?
1.Maitree
2.Cobra Gold
3.Malabar Rimpac
4.Konkan

11.Which state has launched India first pan-India single emergency number?
1.Hyderabad
2.Arunachal Pradesh
3.Andhra Pradesh
4.Himachal Pradesh

Q.1 Read the following sentences carefully
1.The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to set up a Consortium of Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) which will prepare a fresh list of credible quality journals in the non-science disciplines.
2.The initiative was launched under ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ on 22 November 2018 and will continue till the 21 December 2018.
3.According to commission, the percentage of research articles published in poor quality journals is reported to be high in India which has adversely affected its image.
Which of the above sentences is /are correct?

Correct! Wrong!

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to set up a Consortium of Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) which will prepare a fresh list of credible quality journals in the non-science disciplines. According to commission, the percentage of research articles published in poor quality journals is reported to be high in India which has adversely affected its image. Members of CARE will prepare lists of quality journals in their respective disciplines within a defined timeframe. These lists will be critically analysed and curated for quality by a special cell at the entrusted institution using defined criteria. Reference List of Quality Journals’ will be maintained by the CARE and this will be used for all academic purposes.

Q.2 Which of the following state has achieved 100% electrification?

Correct! Wrong!

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and Renewable Energy, RK Singh said that 8 States have achieved 100% saturation in household electrification under the Saubhagya scheme. The 8 states are Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, J&K, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana and West Bengal.

Q.3 Which of the following program has been launched by HRD Ministry for schools and educational institutions to provide multilingual exposure to students in Indian languages?

Correct! Wrong!

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has launched an initiative called ‘Bhasha Sangam’.

Q.4 Who has been awarded with Golden peacock Award at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?

Correct! Wrong!

Donbass’ has won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

Q.5 Who won ‘Asian of The Year’ award 2018?

Correct! Wrong!

Indian Navy Commander Vijay Varma and Captain P Rajkumar won the ‘Asian of The Year’ Award on 28 November 2018.

Q.6 Who has been appointed as UPSC Chairman?

Correct! Wrong!

Shri Arvind Saxena (1978-batch - Indian Postal Service officer) has been appointed as the chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Q.7 Who is appointed as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation?

Correct! Wrong!

The Group Chairman of Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) Shri A.M. Naik has been appointed as the Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

Q.8 On which date the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed by the United Nations?

Correct! Wrong!

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed by the United Nations on 29 November every year.

Q.9What is the name of rocket on which India's first hyperspectral imaging satellite has been launched?

Correct! Wrong!

The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) reliable workhorse PSLV-C43 rocket successfully lifted off with earth observation satellite HysIS (hyperspectral imaging satellite) along with 30 foreign satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Prades.

Q.10 What is the name of joint exercise takes place between India and UK on 28th November?

Correct! Wrong!

The Indian Navy and the Royal Navy of United Kingdom began the exercise ‘Konkan-2018’ at Goa on 28 November 2018.

Q.11 Which state has launched India first pan-India single emergency number?

Correct! Wrong!

Himachal Pradesh first state to launch pan-India single emergency number

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